Encyclopedia of Parasitology

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| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Bouba

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_442-2

Local name for mucocutaneous and cutaneous forms of leishmaniasis in South America due to Leishmania braziliense and L. peruviana. Vectors are Psychodopygus wellcomei (syn. Lutzomyia). Other names are espundia, buba.

Keywords

Cutaneous Form Leishmania Braziliense 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany